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Vertical Road

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Time 19:30
Date 05/10/10
Price £10

The celebrated cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary choreographer Akram Kahn returns to Sadler's Wells with his latest work 'Vertical Road'.

Choreographed by Khan and performed by a world-class cast of dancers from across Asia, Europe and the Middle East, this new work features a specially commissioned score by long-term collaborator Nitin Sawhney. Khan draws inspiration from universal myths of angels that symbolise 'ascension' - the road between the earthly and the spiritual, the Vertical Road.

Visually inspiring and spiritually profound, Vertical Road draws on the performers’ different cultural interpretation of the human odyssey. In Akram Khan’s words: "in a world moving so fast, with the growth of technology and information, I am somehow inclined to move against this current, in search of what it might mean to be connected not just spiritually, but also vertically". I'm chossing this to mean an intense, 


Free post-show talk for ticket-holders on Wednesday 6 October with Akram Khan and Nitin Sawhney.



COMPETITION: 1x Pair of tickets to attend Akram Khan
s ‘Vertical Road’at 19.30 on Wednesday October 6.

To claim your tickets, ... the answer is...&body=">send an email with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ box. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q Which of these famous figures has Kahn not worked his magic with?

A: 1> Hanif Kureishi 2> Nitin Sawhney 3> Salman Kahn 4> Kylie Minogue


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